We do this promotion every year because we LOVE this concert! Enjoy deep discounts for this favorite concert of the season on Tuesday, August 1, 2017! Pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying life on the lawn. Spectacular fireworks show follows the 1812 Overture.
Always a highlight of the season, the day includes a wealth of pre-concert activities and ends with the traditional finale, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with fireworks.
Artist & Program Information from the Tanglewood Website:
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Pops Orchestra
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, Moritz Gnann, Keith Lockhart, Bramwell Tovey, and John Williams, conductors
Garrick Ohlsson, piano*
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man
COPLAND Piano Concerto
KODÁLY Suite from Háry János
MENDELSSOHN Overture, The
Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
RODGERS and HART Blue Moon and Manhattan
John WILLIAMS Music from Jurassic Park,
Minority Report, and Jaws
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture
*2017 Koussevitzky Artist
BUTI Young Artists Chorus and Orchestra perform as part of the daytime activities. More information will be announced.
Fireworks to follow the concert